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NBC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
remarkable technology. top minds here at the lawrence livermore laboratory have figured out a new way to help law enforcement solve cases. it involves examining teeth and it could some day play a crucial role in solving murder mysteries. scientists at lawrence livermore laboratory are diving into new territory, teaming up with law enforcement to solve cold cases. >> for the most part the technique is not well known because it's not part of the usual tool box of techniques law enforcement uses. >> reporter: but that may soon change thanks to the work of senior scientist bruce buchholz. his research revealed above ground testing of nuclear weapons in the 1950s and 1960s has left radioactive carbon sealed into enamel of people's teeth. by testing dental remains using a device called an accelerator he can pinpoint a birth date within one to two years helping police identify victims of crime. the technique just helped police in canada crack a case and was used to help identify victims of the 2004 tsunami. >> there were a lot of people out on the beach when it hit and they drowned and they had no i
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. i'll use it in college. >> it's stock price is up about 70% and technology executives all over silicon valley talk about how jobs influences the way they do business. >> he was so focused. for him, use your experience with a man saying the only thing that mattered. i think there's a lot that every company can learn from that. >> doesn't surprise me that mark zukle berg, a lot of start-ups. you have somebody that made that level of success you glean from it. technology married with liberal arts, that yield us the result that makes our heart sink. >> as apple release as video looking back at his life, and the city of cupertino shows respect by lowering its flag. this is what jobs left behind. >> apple is the biggest thing. he built this, he built it and rebuilt it. when he came back. and i gi everything that they do in the approach to advertising, to design, to how they deal with their customers. a legacy of gadgets and customers happy to buy them. >> if you think you are steve jobs, it was business as usual. everything busy but outside the flag is there like in the city. we're b
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
drones are being considered by law enforcement as a cost-cutting way to use technology to fight crime and save lives. stephanie is live with the details. there are fears that the use of these drones could be an invasion of privacy. >> reporter: that's right, concerns over privacy sand civil rights. the sheriff's office is the one dringing this idea up, and it is very preliminary at this point. but here is a picture of a thrown that they tested just two months ago, that the office tested two months ago. a handful of law enforcement agencies in the country have gotten federal approval to use them. and if the sheriff's office does so, it would be the first in california. >> you'll be able to see what the drone is seeing as it's flying. >> reporter: at four pounds and four feet wide, this drone gets a bird's-eye view that officers on the ground are often blind to. >> it can save lives. >> reporter: in this demonstration in dub lick, it's a man standing in the shadows on a roof top with explosives in his reach. >> near priceless. it's valuable to any officer, as you're setting up your peri
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
business park. >> this area was used to be electrical testing area. >> reporter: the fuel cell technology startup is heading south, but not that far. oorja is staying in fremont. they attract startup companies to fremont. in 2009 the city decided to waive the usual business license fees for startups new in town. they can cost from a few thousand to tens of thousands of dollars. >> it's very critical. >> sinh says close-minded business was another variable. >> i believe the approximation has a chance it to work with dirch vendors. a lot of suppliers are based in fremont. >> big industrial heavyweights like western digital and boston scientific and some of these startups are wanting to cluster around the bigger companies as well. >> fremont economic manager says the focus now is bringing more emerging tech business to the warm springs area. >> anchored by ses tesla's fact. >> there's a focus to make sure other non-tech businesses don't get lost in the mix. >> i don't think we're at that danger point yet, but we want to keep our eye on keeping that balance. >> balance in a city where many al
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